The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Certification over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Certification
Rank 591 613 613
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 59 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.072% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 17
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11139 11257 10772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 19.26% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6793 6111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 535 464
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Oracle Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Oracle Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Oracle Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK.

Oracle Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Certification
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 57 £428 +4.90% 5
London +1 26 £425 -1.73% 3
West Midlands - 14 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 8 £465 -
Solihull - 6 £410 - 1
City of London +40 5 £425 +42.85%
North East -21 5 £300 -18.36%
Tyne and Wear -25 5 £300 -18.36%
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 5 £300 -18.36%
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
South West +11 2 - - 1
East of England +13 1 £400 -20.00%
Scotland +12 1 £350 -
North West +9 1 £375 -46.42%
South East +2 1 - -
Croydon -12 1 £475 -9.52%
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Cumbria - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £400 -
Alloa - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 109 (93.97%) Oracle
2 99 (85.34%) Oracle Database
3 65 (56.03%) Linux
4 64 (55.17%) OCP
5 63 (54.31%) Oracle RAC
6 51 (43.97%) SQL
7 49 (42.24%) Security Cleared
8 48 (41.38%) SC Cleared
9 44 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 43 (37.07%) ITIL
11 42 (36.21%) Unix
11 42 (36.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 40 (34.48%) Oracle RMAN
13 38 (32.76%) Data Guard
14 36 (31.03%) Relational Database
15 35 (30.17%) RDBMS
16 34 (29.31%) Windows
16 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
17 33 (28.45%) PL/SQL
18 32 (27.59%) WebLogic
18 32 (27.59%) Shell Script
19 29 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
19 29 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
20 27 (23.28%) Oracle Applications
21 25 (21.55%) Java
21 25 (21.55%) Clustering
22 23 (19.83%) Red Hat
23 22 (18.97%) Degree
24 21 (18.10%) Oracle EBS
25 20 (17.24%) Finance

Oracle Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (27.59%) WebLogic
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (6.03%) JBoss
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.59%) Apache
6 3 (2.59%) GemFire
6 3 (2.59%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.59%) IIS
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle 10gAS
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) nginx
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (23.28%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (18.10%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (12.07%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (2.59%) IBM SmartCloud
1 3 (2.59%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) SAN
2 4 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (2.59%) HTTP
3 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) LDAP
4 2 (1.72%) DHCP
4 2 (1.72%) DNS
4 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) FTP
5 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.86%) NAS
5 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (85.34%) Oracle Database
2 44 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (36.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 36 (31.03%) Relational Database
5 35 (30.17%) RDBMS
6 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
7 19 (16.38%) MySQL
8 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (13.79%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (9.48%) Oracle Discoverer
11 10 (8.62%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (8.62%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (5.17%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
13 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
14 3 (2.59%) Hazelcast
14 3 (2.59%) Infinispan
14 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (10.34%) Ant
2 12 (10.34%) ClearQuest
2 12 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.34%) JIRA
2 12 (10.34%) JUnit
2 12 (10.34%) Maven
3 11 (9.48%) Artifactory
3 11 (9.48%) Eclipse
3 11 (9.48%) Toad
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.59%) VisualVM
6 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.72%) PVCS
7 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (17.24%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (70.69%) DBA
2 75 (64.66%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (22.41%) Administrator
4 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared DBA
5 17 (14.66%) Developer
6 16 (13.79%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 11 (9.48%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.90%) SQL DBA
10 7 (6.03%) Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Consultant
10 7 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
12 5 (4.31%) Applications Consultant
12 5 (4.31%) Operations Analyst
13 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Senior DBA
13 4 (3.45%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 3 (2.59%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
14 3 (2.59%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) Spring
2 14 (12.07%) Hibernate
2 14 (12.07%) HTML
2 14 (12.07%) Web Services
2 14 (12.07%) XML
3 11 (9.48%) .NET
3 11 (9.48%) Apache CXF
3 11 (9.48%) J2EE
3 11 (9.48%) JSP
3 11 (9.48%) Servlets
3 11 (9.48%) Struts
4 5 (4.31%) Castor
5 4 (3.45%) SOAP
6 3 (2.59%) COM+
6 3 (2.59%) Java EE
6 3 (2.59%) Java EE 5
6 3 (2.59%) JPA
6 3 (2.59%) Middleware
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Clustering
2 19 (16.38%) Replication
3 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.59%) DataPower
7 2 (1.72%) HACMP
7 2 (1.72%) Psychology
7 2 (1.72%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (56.03%) Linux
2 42 (36.21%) Unix
3 34 (29.31%) Windows
4 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.76%) Solaris
6 6 (5.17%) AIX
7 5 (4.31%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.59%) HPUX
9 1 (0.86%) SUSE
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) ITIL
2 29 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (16.38%) Capacity Management
4 15 (12.93%) OO
5 14 (12.07%) UML
6 13 (11.21%) Database Tuning
7 12 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.34%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (10.34%) OOP
8 11 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.48%) Migration
9 10 (8.62%) Database Security
9 10 (8.62%) High Availability
10 9 (7.76%) ITSM
11 8 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.90%) Service Management
12 7 (6.03%) Change Control
12 7 (6.03%) E-business
12 7 (6.03%) SOA
13 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.97%) SQL
2 33 (28.45%) PL/SQL
3 32 (27.59%) Shell Script
4 25 (21.55%) Java
5 9 (7.76%) VB
6 8 (6.90%) C++
7 7 (6.03%) C
8 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.31%) JCL
9 5 (4.31%) Korn
9 5 (4.31%) Python
10 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.86%) Jython
12 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (55.17%) OCP
2 49 (42.24%) Security Cleared
3 48 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (18.97%) Degree
5 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.62%) OCPJP
6 6 (5.17%) IBM Certification
6 6 (5.17%) MCITP
6 6 (5.17%) OCA
7 3 (2.59%) CITP
7 3 (2.59%) RHCE
8 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCP
8 2 (1.72%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) SAP Certification
8 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.86%) CLAS
9 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (54.31%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (11.21%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.45%) Docker
3 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) NFS
5 1 (0.86%) Corosync
5 1 (0.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 40 (34.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 38 (32.76%) Data Guard
3 13 (11.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.59%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
4 3 (2.59%) Opsview
5 2 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.72%) Puppet
6 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.86%) SCCM
6 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 109 (93.97%) Oracle
2 23 (19.83%) Red Hat
3 14 (12.07%) IBM
4 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.17%) HP
6 5 (4.31%) NetApp
6 5 (4.31%) VMware
7 3 (2.59%) EMC
7 3 (2.59%) Software AG
7 3 (2.59%) Splunk
7 3 (2.59%) webMethods
8 2 (1.72%) SAP
8 2 (1.72%) Veritas
9 1 (0.86%) BMC
9 1 (0.86%) CA
9 1 (0.86%) Dell
9 1 (0.86%) Informatica
9 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.86%) WorldPay